Scientists discover hidden subpopulation of melanoma cells
UNC School of Medicine researchers have pinpointed a set of intriguing characteristics in a previously unknown subpopulation of melanoma cancer cells in blood vessels of tumors. These cells, which mimic non-cancerous endothelial cells that normally ...
Medical Xpress - Wed, 22 Oct 2014 02:00

Hidden Subpopulation of Melanoma Cells Discovered
Bioscience Technology - Wed, 22 Oct 2014 06:07

Marin Voice: Looking for answers to Marin's higher melanoma rate
For Marin women ages 65 and older, incidence for melanoma was 121 percent higher than the California rate, which means approximately 29 out of 20,000 women over the age of 65 will develop melanoma in Marin, versus the statewide rate of approximately ...
Marin Independent Journal - Sat, 18 Oct 2014 20:33

Scientists Discover New Melanoma Cell Subpopulation To Blame For Drug ...
A new breed of melanoma cells was recently discovered, and they behave exactly like non-cancerous endothelial cells that populate blood vessels in tumors. Targeting these cells may be another cancer management therapy that scientists think they can ...
Medical Daily - Wed, 22 Oct 2014 07:48

Researchers reveal how particular melanoma cells help tumors resist drugs
UNC School of Medicine researchers have pinpointed a set of intriguing characteristics in a previously unknown subpopulation of melanoma cancer cells in blood vessels of tumors. These cells, which mimic non-cancerous endothelial cells that normally ...
News-Medical.net - Wed, 22 Oct 2014 02:00



Woman Discovered She Has Melanoma After Doctor Dismissed Her Worries ...
Months after a doctor dismissed a young woman's mole as nothing serious, another doctor diagnosed her with melanoma, the deadliest form of skin cancer. Natasha Mash was 22 year old when she first saw the mole. At first, she simply tried to wipe the 2cm ...
Opposing Views - Thu, 23 Oct 2014 16:48

'Chocolate' on Woman's Arm Turns Out to Be Something So Much Scarier
The Stir - Thu, 23 Oct 2014 13:57

Teen battles Stage 4 melanoma
HE IS JUST 17 YEARS OLD AND DIAGNOSED WITH STAGE FOUR MELANOMA. IT WAS JUST A MOLE THAT ANNOYED ME. STRIKES ANYONE AT ANY AGE. YOU THINK OF MELANOMA AS OLD PERSON'S CANCER. TONIGHT LOCAL TEEN SHARES ...
WDIV Detroit - Fri, 10 Oct 2014 21:07

COMBI-v affirms combination MEK, BRAF blockade in melanoma
Key clinical point: A BRAF and MEK inhibitor combination has greater efficacy than a BRAF inhibitor alone in BRAF mutation–positive melanoma. Major finding: Overall survival was 17.2 months with vemurafenib alone, but had not been reached with ...
The Oncology Report - Tue, 21 Oct 2014 13:26



Promising new approaches offer hope for melanoma patients
Other T-cell therapies work similarly, but what distinguishes TIL is that it uses only T cells that have already attached themselves to the patient's melanoma and show signs of being able to fight it. In melanoma patients, not all of them do, since the ...
The Seattle Times - Tue, 30 Sep 2014 00:06

Melanoma, Breast Cancer Immunotherapy-Radiation Combination Therapy ...
Radiation Therapy News - Tue, 30 Sep 2014 10:26


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